In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1feminine muselinastrain the pulp through a piece of muslin — pase el puré por una gasa
- Strain the yolk through a muslin cloth into a clean dry bowl.
- She took off the offending dark green velvet dress and changed me into my beautiful white muslin dress with its pale blue sash.
- Cover with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for an hour.
- Once upon a time, this area was famous for muslin cloth, which attracted the Dutch, who made it their colony in 1647.
- Strain the oil through clean muslin or cheesecloth and allow it to cool until it is just warm.
- Warm up the stock over a gentle heat, so it liquifies completely, then strain it carefully through muslin or a cotton cloth.
- Simply make a bag from a piece of muslin cloth, twenty-five centimetres square, and attach a draw string to close it.
- The most coveted are made of silk and organza - and some muslin saris are woven so finely they can be folded down to fit inside a matchbox.
- Although early masks were made of muslin or linen, they only redirected exhaled air away from the surgical wound.
- Strain through muslin cloth, store in a pump-spray bottle, and use within 7 days.
- Using muslin, voile, paper and many other delicate fabrics, learn how to mould and shape the material into individual vases and bowls.
- After 15 minutes remove with a hot muslin cloth, then moisturise, and your skin will glow with health.
- Once this was removed, cold muslin cloths were used to close the pores.
- Strain through muslin cloth, squeezing all liquid from the herbs and blend two parts of the herbal liquid to one part of white vinegar.
- The girls took down the curtains and dressed the window with black lace and white muslin, ripped and torn to make it cover a wider area.
- Decant the clear juice without disturbing the sediment and strain it through a muslin cloth.
- Cover, steep for two hours, then strain through muslin cloth into a suitable watering can or plastic pump-spray bottle.
- The head is covered with a circular piece of muslin fabric traced from a pattern.
- The majority of the collection is in light basic cottons with translucent muslin layers and the occasional use of leather and wool suiting.
- One is white muslin from the 1920s and the other red satin from the 1970s, and they terrify me.
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